The “Hazardous Hundred” is a list of approximately one hundred chemicals or chemical groups of high concern likely to be present in and/or released from certain consumer products. The Hazardous Hundred list was developed by the Safer Chemicals Healthy Familes Coalition as part of the Mind the Store campaign to encourage retailers to assess their products for chemicals of concern and work with their suppliers to develop a plan for phasing them out and replacing the hazardous chemicals with safer alternatives.
The Hazardous Hundred list was developed primarly by reference to regulatory lists of chemicals of high concern developed by six authoritative government bodies :
Chemicals and chemical groups which were formally listed on at least two out of these six source lists were included with the exception of some chemicals where available evidence indicated they were not used or released from consumer products.
The list was then supplemented with select chemicals that are:
For details on the sources for this lists see the website.